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Georgia Tech to offer certificate program in Peachtree Corners

Georgia Tech president Bud Peterson is presented with the Peachtree Corners' key to the city by mayor Mike Mason. Photo courtesy of Gwinett Daily Post.

Peachtree Corners’ Mayor Mike Mason announced Thursday that Prototype Prime, a business incubator in the city, is teaming up with Georgia Tech to offer a certificate program beginning in January.

Rethinking Higher Education

This summer, Stephen Harmon, associate dean of research at GTPE and director of educational innovation at the Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U), presented at the International Conference on Lifelong Education and Leadership in Wroclaw, Poland, and at the International Conference on New Horizons in Education in Paris, France, about Georgia Tech’s commitment to a lifetime vision for education, based on the report, Deliberate Innovation, Lifetime Education

Q&A with New Academic Director of Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership

Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) has appointed Krista S. Walton, Ph.D. as academic director of the Professional Master’s in Manufacturing Leadership (PMML).

UPCEA SOL+R 2018 Summit

At the UPCEA SOL+R 2018 Summit in Washington, DC, in June, members of the GTPE executive leadership team shared their knowledge and insights about programs at scale with leaders and senior staff from higher education institutions all over the country.

LEAPing onto the red carpet

Georgia Tech's Logistics Education and Pathways (LEAP) program has trained and is training citizens for careers in the growing field of supply chain management. The program consists of eight online courses in which students can learn supply chain management principals, warehousing opportunities, transportation opportunities, and customer service operations. The courses are self-paced, allowing students to complete them on their own schedule.

Georgia Tech and CINDE to Develop Skilled Tech Workforce in Costa Rica

Large firms in Costa Rica are finding it hard to hire the right candidate for the job they are offering. To help generate skilled talent for the Central American country, Georgia Tech has signed an agreement with Costa Rican investment promotion agency, CINDE, to train the country’s young people in high demand technology areas such as analytics, cybersecurity, and data science. In addition, English language skills will also be taught.

Companies Can Address Talent Shortages by Partnering with Educators

Although unemployment is now lower than it’s been in more than 15 years, 6.7 million Americans remain unemployed and many more are underemployed in low-paying jobs. Meanwhile, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are currently 6.3 million job openings, which companies are struggling to find the right talent to fill.

Georgia Tech’s First MOOC on Accessibility Wins Innovation Award

Georgia Tech’s massive open online course (MOOC), Information and Communication Technology Accessibility (ICT100x), on the EdX platform, recently won an award from the Zero Project in Vienna, Austria. The course addresses the importance of developing an inclusive workplace for employees and customers with disabilities. The MOOC is recognized for being an innovative practice in accessibility.

Defense Technology Instructor at GTPE Wins Educator of the Year Award

Glenn Hopkins, an administrator and instructor in the defense technology portfolio at Georgia Tech Professional Education (GTPE) and principal research engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization for the advancement of technology, for his contribution to professional educat

Collaborative Artwork Makes a Splash on Campus

Tech alumnus and senior designer at Professional Education, Bobby Strickland, has beautifully demonstrated that even at a technology powerhouse, art has a profound role to play. When confronted with tragedy, a grieving community found relief by creating a painting.

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